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The Strain 

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A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.
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 Ephraim Goodweather (45 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Abraham Setrakian (44 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Vasiliy Fet (44 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Eldritch Palmer (44 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Thomas Eichorst (44 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Augustin 'Gus' Elizalde (44 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Kelly Goodweather (43 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Dutch Velders (37 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Zach Goodweather (31 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Gabriel Bolivar / ... (29 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Mr. Quinlan (27 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Nora Martinez (26 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 The Master (22 episodes, 2014-2016)
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A thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself. Written by FX

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For production reasons, Guillermo del Toro managed to have the full first season written before shooting the pilot. See more »

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It is shown that none of the fluids from the infected can get on a person safely. Yet numerous times the Strigoi are slashed to death or have their mouth tentacles pulled out at distances which would have resulted in their killer being bathed in their blood. See more »

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Season 2 episode "The Battle for Red Hook" has an extended animated opening credit sequence. See more »

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Gripping.
14 July 2014 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

I'm a fan of Guillermo Del Toro's work. I'm a fan of dark horror, and I'm a fan of all things Lovecraftian.

This is Del Toro through and through. I went into this knowing the basic premise and nothing else - I had avoided the graphic novels because I didn't want to spoil this viewing - other than the issue with the billboards.

My view is definitely skewed. I saw elements of Lovecraft, I saw echos of Hellboy, and I definitely saw vast swathes of dark, adult, horror.

I'll stop there. If that hasn't convinced you, you're probably the wrong audience.


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